Man Utd handed favourable home tie in Carabao Cup draw

Manchester United face Rochdale at Old Trafford in the third round of the League Cup.

It’s only the second time the League 1 side will have visited Old Trafford, the first being an FA Cup tie in 1986 in which the Reds won 2-0.

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It’s a very favourable tie for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, who will be able to rotate his squad against considerably weaker opposition.

The League cup is one of United’s best chances of silverware this season, but it’ll be great to see youngsters such as Angel Gomes and Tahith Chong get invaluable minutes in the competition.

Other ties include:

Wolves v Reading

Oxford United v West Ham United

Watford v Swansea

Brighton v Aston Villa

Sheffield United v Sunderland

Colchester v Tottenham Hotspur

Preston North End v Man City

MK Dons v Liverpool

Arsenal v Nottingham Forest

Sheffield Wednesday v Everton

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